Report: Klay Thompson could sign contract extension this offseason, which would save Warriors many millions
So, Thompson might put his money where his mouth is this summer.
According to multiple sources, Thompson and the Warriors have already engaged in discussions regarding a contract extension.
Thompson is already under contract next season at $18,988,725.
The largest extension he could sign, starting July 1 through the following June 30, would be worth $102,083,386 over five years ($25,520,846 annually). He could earn far more if he makes an All-NBA team this season, but with James Harden, Damian Lillard, Jimmy Butler, Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul, Victor Oladipo, Stephen Curry and DeMar DeRozan at guard, that’s highly unlikely.
If Thompson let his current contract expire then re-signs with Golden State in 2019 free agency, his max projects to be about $188 million over five years (about $38 million annually). That’s…